The Nanny Cast: Where are They in 2019?
Would you trust some random stranger with your child? Well, I would if she had big hair and was the “flashy girl from flushing.” The dear old Fran “Frannie” Fine ruled the hearts of millions during the 90s in the hit TV show, The Nanny.
This year marks the 26th anniversary of the show, and we have gotten a few hints regarding a possible reboot. But, is it going to happen? Well, we aren’t sure about that but until then, let’s see what the cast are up to nowadays.
Fran Drescher Aka Fran Fine
The bubbly, outgoing and humorous Fran Drescher, was America’s favorite nanny during the 90s. Before playing the role of Fran Fine, she had appeared in a few movies including American Hot Wax and This Is Spinal Tap.
After The Nanny ended in 1999, she continued appearing in TV shows. In 2005, she starred in the sitcom, Living with Fran, which only ran for two seasons. In 2010, she hosted The Fran Drescher Tawk Show, which got canceled after the first season due to low rating.
The actress wrote a book, Cancer Schmancer after she was diagnosed with uterine cancer and underwent an immediate radical hysterectomy on June 1, 2000. She currently is an outspoken health care advocate and also an LGBT rights activist. The 61 year old actress is set to appear in the upcoming TV show, Indebted.
Charles Shaughnessy Aka Maxwell Sheffield
Before playing the handsome widower, Charles Shaughnessy was known for the role of Shane Donovan in soap opera, Days of Our Lives.
While he was still on The Nanny, he played the lead in several movies including, Everything to Gain and A Kiss So Deadly.
After The Nanny ended, he appeared in a handful of TV series and movies including, Get a Clue, Saints and Sinners, CSI: New York, and Super Fun Night. Charles returned to Days of Our Lives in May 2012, and has recently appeared in one of the episodes of Modern Family. Charles 58, is married to Susan Fallender and has 2 kids.
Daniel Davis Aka Niles the Butler
Daniel Davis was already a set TV star before he appeared as the Butler in the Sheffield’s House, having appeared in shows like Texas, Dynasty, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and MacGyver.
As a stage actor, he performed in several Broadway shows including, Wrong Mountain for which he received a Tony Award in 2000. Most recently, he played the role of Selsdon Mowbray in the 2016 Roundabout Theatre revival of Noises Off, at the American Airlines Theatre.
Daniel has actively appeared in TV series like Ugly Betty, Gotham, The Blacklist, and many more. The actor recently appeared in the drama series Elementary in 2019.
Lauren Lane Aka C.C Babcock
Self-obsessed business partner of Max and his secret admirer, C.C Babcock was played by Lauren Lane. Lauren had appeared in a few movies like Interface and Positive I.D. before she played the role of Babcock.
She later starred in a number of movies and TV series including Hunter and L.A Law. Lauren also did Theatre acts like Judivine.
Lauren is also a celebrated Broadway star, who has worked and appeared in numerous plays. She lent her voice in 2000 film Gen¹³. In 2004, she reprised her role of Babcock in, The Nanny Reunion: A Nosh to Remember. She currently serves as one of the members of the Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas State University in San Marcos.
Nicholle Tom Aka Maggie Sheffield
Nicholle Tom was best known for her role of Ryce Newton in Beethoven film series before she played the role of the eldest child in The Nanny.
Following her 7 year stint on the set of The Nanny, she voiced as Supergirl in numerous DC animated shows.
Nicholle has been keeping herself busy appearing in many TV series like Criminal Minds and Castle. She recently guest starred in the 2018 American comedy series, Hollywood Darlings.
Benjamin Salisbury Aka Brighton Sheffield
Benjamin Salisbury, who portrayed the role of Brighton Sheffield had a hard time grasping spotlight before and after the show. Following The Nanny, he voiced in the 1996 animated TV series, The Oz Kids.
Benjamin appeared in 2004’s The Nanny Reunion: A Nosh to Remember alongside Fran Descher and other members of the cast. He is currently working at Universal Studios Hollywood as the director of Operation for the park.
Madeline Zima Aka Grace Sheffield
The youngest child of Maxwell Sheffield, Grace was portrayed by Madeline Zima in all six seasons of the show.
In 2003, Madeline was chosen to play as Lucille Ball in the CBS mini-series, Lucy and in 2004, she starred in the romantic comedy, A Cinderella Story. Apart from that, she had also starred in a bunch of movies including, The Collector, A Monster in Paris and Crazy Eyes.
Her recent TV appearance is in the 2017 TV series, Twin Peaks and the 2018 dramatic thriller, Painkillers.